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Alexandria high school prom held Saturday night
Republicans elect outsider Jennifer Carnahan to head party
Update: 12-year-old drowning victim identified
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
AgweekTV: Bargain bull
Baseball: Cards sweep Apollo
Track and Field: Minnewaska girls take first at Staples
Girls Golf: Minnewaska tied for first after two WCC rounds
Track and Field: Osakis girls second, boys sixth at Blascziek Invite
Softball: Chargers win fifth straight to move to 9-2
Patty Kakac to perform First Friday Concert
Estonian pastor to preach at St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Births - Douglas County Hospital
Randy Knuth to be installed at First Presbyterian Church
LYRA ensemble to perform at Calvary Lutheran
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Janine M. Paulzine
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Letter: Support small-scale entrepreneurship
Letter: Science and climate change
Letter: Protect public access to the outdoors
Letter: Tax bill omits county aid change
Letter: Helping future generations of hunters
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
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Minnesota State Fair
Route 3 to jazz it up at Evansville Art Center
Route 3, An American Musical Journey, will give a jazzy performance at the Evansville Art Center on Friday, Dec. 2, from 7 to 9 pm. Route 3 has...
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
October 5, 2016
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete in State Fair horse show
Douglas County 4-H Horse Project members competed at the 2016 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show, Sept. 16-19, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds...
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria was in his 80s when he was a caregiver to his wife, Dorothy, in the years before she died in 2012. "I got to know...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Extinguishing the competition
Less than 1 percent of a point separated the Alexandria Fire Department Explorers from a first or second place finish in the Fire Explorer Challenge...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Busiest State Fair ever? You betcha
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Once again, thousands poured in through the gates to hear the Minnesota State Fair sing its swan song to summer....
September 7, 2016 - 5:59pm
August 26, 2016
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek to sell in Xcel Center
When the puck drops for Minnesota Wild games at the Xcel Center this season, fans can sip on wine from Alexandria's Carlos Creek Winery as they...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
College students with an interest in serving as spokespersons for animal agriculture are urged to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture Peer Mentor. Six positions are available. This program is sponsored by Minnesota 4-H...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
Bird ban at fairs is a learning experience
Decision impacts thousands of 4-H students statewide
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2015 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor...
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
August 22, 2014
Local chef, family farm selected to appear on State Fair food program
An Alexandria chef, Matthew Jensen with Broadway Bistro, and a Millerville family farm will be featured at the “Minnesota Cooks” event at the Minnesota State Fair this Sunday, August 24. The 12th annual event is an educational outreach program of the Minnesota Farmers Union...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
Knute Nelson of Alexandria will be located on the “Front Porch” of the Older But Wiser Living exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair on Friday, August 22, with presentations running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Knute Nelson was selected to showcase its use of GrandCare technology based...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Get your state fair projects ready
Entry deadlines approaching
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
October 9, 2013
4-H youth shine at 2013 Minnesota State Fair
Minnesota 4-H’ers from 87 counties arrived with more than 2,885 animals and 2,800 building projects at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair, in addition...
October 9, 2013 - 12:20am
June 16, 2011
First-ever giant sing-along planned at Minnesota State Fair
In the tradition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, visitors to the 2011 State Fair are invited to enjoy the magic of singing together in the first-ever Giant Sing Along. A field of microphones will welcome everyone to sing their lungs out to this year's voted hits, karaoke style....
June 16, 2011 - 12:15pm